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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Leinster Lightning vs Munster Reds: Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021 IP20 Match 14

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The 14th match of the Cricket Ireland Inter-Provincial Series 2021 IP20 will take place between Leinster Lightning and Munster Reds at The Green, Comber, Northern Ireland.

LIVE SCORES -  Leinster Lightning vs Munster Reds

Leinster Lightning are placed at the second position on points table with 3 wins in 3 matches played so far. On the other hand, Munster Reds occupy the bottom spot of points table with 2 wins in 6 matches.

Current Form Leinster Lightning: 

Leinster Lightning successfully defended a total of 127 in their last match against North West Warriors.

Batting first, Leinster Lightning put on a modest total of 127 for 8 in 20 overs. For Lightning, George Dockrell made 55 off 44 balls. For North West Warriors, Andy McBrine picked up 3 wickets for just 19 runs.

Chasing 127, North West Warriors got off to a terrible start losing both the openers in the powerplay overs. Shane Getkate and William McClintock tried to revive the innings in the middle overs but once they fell, North West Warriors looked far from victory. In the end, North West Warriors were squeezed to 111 for 9, losing the match by 16 runs.

Current Form Munster Reds:

Munster Reds lost their last match to Northern Knights by 23 runs.

Bowling first, Munster Reds conceded a total of 221 for 6 in 20 overs, largely thanks to a memorable knock of 81 in 42 balls by Jeremy Lawlor. Paul Stirling also made a valuable contribution of 46 up in the order.

Munster Reds could not get off to an ideal start and lost its openers early on. Matt Ford and Fionn Hand in the middle order tried to stage a fightback but the required rate was always going out of reach. In the end, Munster Reds were restricted to 198 for 5, losing the match by 23 runs.

Let's have a look at the squads:

Munster Reds: Aaron Cawley, Murray Commins, Gareth Delany, Greg Ford, Matt Ford, Fionn Hand, Tyrone Kane, Seamus Lynch, Cormac McLoughlin-Gavin, PJ Moor, Amish Sidhu

Leinster Lightning:  George Dockrell (capt), Lorcan Tucker (v/c), Rory Anders, Andrew Balbirnie, JJ Garth, Jamie Grassi,Josh Little, Barry McCarthy,Kevin O’Brien,David O’Halloran, Simi Singh, Tim Tector

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? – Leinster Lightning

Who will win? Leinster Lightning

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – George Dockrell (Leinster Lightning), Murray Commins (Munster Reds)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Joshua Little (Leinster Lightning), Tyrone Kane (Munster Reds)

Most Sixes – George Dockrell (Leinster Lightning), Matt Ford (Munster Reds)

Player of the Match- Joshua Little (Leinster Lightning)

Team Scores Batting first - Leinster Lightning 150+ Munster Reds 130+

Match Handicap: Leinster Lightning

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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